Timetable: Pere Marquette - Traverse City Sub - Baldwin to Traverse City

This was the original C&WM main line north to Traverse City. After the Manistee & Northeastern came under PM control, passenger and many freight trains were routed through Manistee (via Walhalla) and this line was reduced to a minor branch line and then abandoned between Baldwin and Kaleva in favor of the M&NE route. One reason for the abandonment was High Bridge north of Baldwin which needed to be rebuilt. Station times and siding capacity in 1949.

Station MP from G. Rapids Notes
Baldwin 73.8  DN C W Y P67 
Wolf Lake  81.8  P27 
Peacock  52.0  P53 
Little Manistee     
Irons  91.7  P49 
Dublin (Florence) xM&L    
Wellston  97.7  P41
High Bridge     
Brethern  105.2   
Kaleva  110.1  D P54
BL&E Crossing xBLE     
Thompsonville xAA  120.9  D I P43
Bendon  130.5   
Interlochen xMNE  134.2  P29
Grawn  138.0   
Boardman Yard 147.2  D Y C W T Yard
Traverse City  147.7   


High Bridge over the Manistee River. 1.170 foot viaduct 80' above water.

Kaleva: In 1949 was a gated crossing set against M&NE trains.

Beitner had a three mile ascending grade southbound at 1.32%.

Boardman Yard had a 2 chute coaling statyion, 100 ton capacity and a 7 stall roundhouse with a 65' turntable.

Note Key: BB=Bascule Bridge | C=Coal | CS=Car Shop | D=Open > Day | DN=Open Day and night | DS=Dispatcher | DT=Double Main Track | EH=Enginehouse | F=Diesel Fuel | HI=Half Interlocked Crossing | I=Interlocked Crossing | J=Junction | LB=Liftbridge | N=Open at night | P=Passing Track w/40' car capacity | Q=Quarry | RH=Roundhouse # stalls | RT=Railroad Resort | S=Scales | SB=Swingbridge | T=Turntable | TC=Telegraph call | W=Water | X=Crossing | Y=Wye | Yard=Yard

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